Week in Review: Week of Nov. 18, 2019
From visions to video visits, cancer therapy to thankfulness, there was a lot to digest at Headlines this week!
For instance, readers were given a look back at Leadership Day, where the organization’s vision, values and culture were discussed. A nurse from MidMichigan Medical Center also shared how she got exceptional care following a stroke from Michigan Medicine experts hundreds of miles away; Celina Kleer, M.D., stopped by to discuss her game-changing cancer research; and employees learned the impact gratitude can have in both their professional and personal lives.
In case you missed anything, here’s the Week in Review:
Cultivating culture: Leaders share ideas on organization’s values, vision for the future
Last week, leaders across Michigan Medicine came together to provide feedback on the organization’s current culture — and where it is going in the future. Those discussions included ways to decrease stress and burnout, increase accountability, and adopt potential vision statements for the organization. Take a look back at the important event!
Telemedicine delivers real-time stroke expertise
When nurse Sarah Phelps had a stroke during her shift at MidMichigan Medical Center, her colleagues sprang into action. But it was coworkers at a partner organization — Michigan Medicine — that potentially saved her life. Learn how experts used telemedicine to get Phelps the care she needed, when she needed it, despite being hundreds of miles away.
Celina Kleer, M.D., honored by AACR, makes history in cancer research
Every year, the American Association for Cancer Research recognizes one scientist who is leading groundbreaking work in the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of breast cancer. This year, the honor went to Michigan Medicine’s Celina Kleer, M.D. Kleer recently stopped by to discuss the award and her career journey at U-M. Check out what she had to say.
Giving thanks beyond Thanksgiving
Around this time every year, companies often create activities centered around thankfulness and gratitude in celebration of Thanksgiving. But 30 days during the month of November is not enough time to internalize the power of gratitude. Click through to learn ways to cultivate the habit of thankfulness all year long!
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